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Dante Chinni
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As Hillary Clinton begins her 2016 campaign, one of the big questions around her is the size and shape of her base. How will her supporters compare with those of President Barack Obama or her husband, former President Bill Clinton?
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The number of votes cast in Ferguson's election Tuesday more than tripled from the April 2012 election, when the same three seats were on the line. There were about 3,900 votes cast on Tuesday in Ferguson, compared with about 1,100 three years ago.
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The fight over Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law became part of the 2016 presidential discussion this week, with American's rapidly shifting view of gay rights and gay marriage at the center of a public uproar over the ordinance.
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Why are some Republicans so willing to buck the leadership? For starters, all 52 Republicans who voted against the three-week extension won their 2014 races by 17 points or more – some by much more.
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The annual Conservative Political Action Conference, which ends with a straw poll on Saturday, marks a key early step for Republicans eyeing the White House, but has its limits as a true gauge of where GOP voters currently stand.
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A major piece of news hit the 2016 presidential race this week, and it had nothing to with the still-nascent campaigns. It was the news that Jon Stewart is leaving the Daily Show.
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Republicans haven’t won the presidency for two cycles now -- and, for many party faithful, a perceived lack of support among evangelical voters is to blame. But do the numbers bear that out?
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The place you call home may say a lot about your health, according to data from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s County Health Rankings.The rankings found that counties holding some of the nation’s biggest cities – Washington, Baltimore, New Orleans, New York and Atlanta – had the best news to report with big drops in premature death between 2004 and 2012. It also found that counties in the eastern and western U.S. had seen big jumps in child po...
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As Washington gauges the political fallout of the Hillary Clinton email story, the impact among the electorate may hinge one crucial aspect: the age of the voters in question.
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Judging by numbers for a the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News Poll, there will be pressure on Congress to pass a law reestablishing some sort of health-law subsidy if the Supreme Court rules against the administration.
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Judging by Facebook chatter leading up to the Oscars, supporters of Mitt Romney in 2012 look like the biggest backers of "American Sniper" in 2015.
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The economy again looks to be front and center as the 2016 campaign gets underway, but with a new focus. Candidates are turning their attention to stagnant wages – and they may find they have a very difficult nut to crack.
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  • Wall Street Journal
    Columnist, present
  • Newsweek
  • Project for Excellence in Journalism
  • Christian Science Monitor
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Detroit - New York - East Lansing, Michigan - Warren, Michigan
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Wall Street Journal "Politics Counts" columnist, author
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I'm a married father of two (a girl and a boy) who still misses Motown, particularly the Tigers and Red Wings. When I'm not working I am trying to herd children, making time to actually hang out with my wife or play hockey.
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  • Michigan State University
    Journalism/History, 1988 - 1991
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